October 24, 2019, 09:50:53 am

Emersed plants

Started by dmdr, February 17, 2019, 08:18:16 am

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I'm interested in people's experiences with growing plants emersed (ie. roots underwater, leaves in the air). Currently I've got some sweet potato vines growing out of one of my tanks, in order to keep the substrate clear for my hypothetical future corys, which has been going well so far (well, it's only been two weeks).

Anyway I'm keen to know if anyone here has grown anything like this and if so, what plants you've tried -- especially species that can be found at Bunnings etc., because as we all know aquatic plants aren't cheap! Most of the yanks I've seen do this use something called pothos vine but they don't seem to have that at my local Mitre 10, or sweet potato. So yeah, I'm wondering about alternatives.



I grow a few plants but nothing like the sweet potato you mention and mine are generally purchased from other hobbyists and sometimes from stores. Care to include a pic of the sweet potato doing its thing, I for one would like to see that?
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